The Queen's Medal for Music

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The Queen's Medal for Music is an annual award, instituted in 2005, for contribution to the musical life of Great Britain. The expenses of the award come from the Privy Purse.[1]

The Medal may be awarded to people of any nationality. The first recipient was the Australian conductor Sir Charles Mackerras.[2]



  1. ^ a b "The Queen’s Medal For Music 2010, 21 January 2011". Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "First winner of The Queen's Medal for Music announced at BBC Proms". BBC. Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "The Queen’s Medal for Music 2013". Official website of the British Monarchy. 6 January 2014. Retrieved 6 January 2014. 

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